24-7's 5A1 All State Team

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QB- Riley Nielsen- Mt View- Region's offensive player of the year accounted for 2900 yards of offense and 31 TDs

RB- Ray Polk- Brophy- Junior was dynamite, averaging 8 yards a carry, rushing for 1400 yards and scoring 21 TDs.

RB- Covaughn Deboskie- Hamilton- Another junior. Started slow but found groove and was excellent in title game.

WR- Kerry Taylor- Hamilton- ASU bound WR caught 80 balls for 1100 yards.

WR- Dion Jordan- Chandler- State's top junior caught 13 TDs

TE- Greg Heap- Mt View- Mt View's main receiving threat caught 33 passes for 517 yards and 6 TDs.

OL- Kris O'Dowd- Salpointe- Most dominant OL Arizona has seen in some time.

OL- Blake Behrens- Brophy- Rare two way starter for Brophy. Takes his game to Colorado.

OL- Patrick Jamison- Hamilton- Only a junior, Jamison already is one of the state's best.

OL- Marcel Jones- Trevor Browne- Bounced back from injury during junior year to being one of the state's top prospects.

OL- Steven Lamb- Desert Vista- Solid season for 1st team all region pick has college coaches taking a look.

K- Spencer Thompson- Mt Pointe- 8 of 10 on FGs with 2 over 50. 31 of 32 on PATs.


DL- Cameron Jordan- Chandler- 80 tackles and 17.5 sacks for college bound DL.

DL- Ridge Nielsen- Mt View- Relentless player had 20 sacks.

DL- Andy Centner- Mt View- Region's defensive player of the year was great with 16 sacks and 75 tackles.

DL- Chris Schaan- Hamilton- Underrated lineman had 76 tackles and 17 sacks.

LB- Andrew Serrano- Brophy- Region's defensive player of the year had 127 tackles and 5.5 sacks.

LB- Matt Sanford- Hamilton- Was all over the field with 121 tackles and 6 sacks.

LB- Logan Sullivan- Horizon- 120 tackles, 2 INTs and 3 sacks for undersized LB.

DB- Glenn Love- Hamilton- Not many knew who he was headed into the season. Turned in one of the state's top games in the championship. Ended year with 10 picks.

DB- Drew Maggi- Brophy- 6 INTs for all region pick.

DB- Brandon Trowbridge- Chandler- Solid all around player from the Wolves had 48 tackles and 5 INTs from FS spot.

DB- Jake Muasau- Buena- Junior will return to add on to 70 tackle 2 INT performance.

P- Jeff Locke- Mt Ridge- Junior averaged over 43 yards per punt.


All Purpose- Ridge Nielson- Mt View- Region's two way player of the year rushed for 1200 yards, scored 15 TDs and had 20 sacks.

Return- Bryan McDaniel- Gilbert- 1st team all region return man in state's toughest region.


Coach of the Year- Jim Ewan- Chandler

Player of the Year- Kris O'Dowd- Salpointe

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